It’s back to school time for your children, which means checking off their lengthy list of items they need for their courses. This time of year can be hectic with what seems like a never ending checklist, but there’s something that isn’t on that list that’s even more important than books and pencils: dental checkups. Taking your child to see the dentist is vital, especially when 1 in 5 school-aged children have untreated tooth decay. Keep reading to learn why routine dental checkups should always be apart of your child’s back to school checklist from your family dentist in Wethersfield.
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October 2, 2018
September 4, 2018
You may only think about straightening your teeth as a way to improve your appearance, but it can do so much more than that. In fact, did you know that 8 out of 10 adults who have straightened their teeth say that it’s given them the confidence to try something they never would have tried before? That kind of confidence can truly be life-changing. But even though it’s easy to see how you can benefit from orthodontic treatment, many adults don’t consider it because they can’t bear the thought of walking around with “metal mouth.” That’s where clear braces in Wethersfield comes in. Also called Invisalign, this option gives you the best of both worlds: an invisible treatment option that still provides great results. Keep reading to learn more!
August 10, 2018
Your habits can make or break just about every area of your life, including your oral health. That’s why people who make it a habit to see a dentist every 6 months actually stay out of the dental chair more than those who don’t! That’s right – by going to the dentist more, you actually need to see a dentist less. But that’s not the only good reason to see a Wetherfield dentist every 6 months. Keep reading to learn the top 5 ways that regular dental care keeps your smile healthy!
July 8, 2018
When you make any type of investment, it’s natural to do everything in your power to make the most of it. When it comes to cosmetic dental procedures, teeth whitening in Wetherfield is one of the best investments you can make! But how can you be sure to get the best result – and make it last? Easy! Try eating primarily from the “white diet,” both in the weeks prior to whitening and immediately afterward. It’s especially important to watch your habits and dietary choices in the weeks after your whitening treatment to help keep your new smile it’s brightest. Want to know more about which foods are included in the white diet? You’ll find out below!
July 6, 2018
Everyone can agree that a beautiful, white smile is a great asset. Studies have shown time and time again that people who smile are perceived as more attractive, likable and intelligent – and who doesn’t want that?! The only catch is that teeth whitening in Wetherfield can lead to (temporarily) sensitive teeth. While it’s completely normal, some people get it and some lucky people don’t. In this blog, you’ll find out why certain people can’t whiten without getting sensitivity and learn about four of the best tips to reduce it!
June 16, 2018
The medical and dental fields are always evolving and researchers are constantly learning about new and interesting links between parts of the body that were once thought to be fairly unrelated. One great example is the many studies done in the last 20 years about the link between the mouth and the rest of the body. It turns out that taking great care of your mouth is a crucial part of overall self-care, which is important for helping you have a great quality of life. And a healthy mouth not only helps you avoid major dental work with a Wethersfield dentist, it also contributes to your good health. Learn more below!
June 3, 2018
As a way to appeal to patients interested in a more holistic approach to dentistry, oral care companies have been releasing alternative whitening toothpastes made with activated charcoal. These toothpastes claim they can whiten teeth naturally just as well as other whitening products, but your cosmetic dentist in Wethersfield doesn’t buy it.
In fact, he wanted to implore patients to avoid charcoal toothpaste at all costs for two main reasons: the lack of research supporting its claims and the permanent damage that can occur.
May 17, 2018
Don’t let the cost of your treatment scare you away from getting the dental care you need—especially when it comes to replacing teeth with a permanent, highly-successful solution. The cost of dental implants is necessary so that you can receive professional-grade quality replacement teeth that will last you a lifetime. Not to mention, these dental implants in Wethersfield can actually improve your oral health and aesthetics!
Learn more about dental implants and what contributes to their price in this week’s informative blog post. You’ll soon see how implants are a true investment in your smile worth making!
May 14, 2018
Have you ever gone in for a dental visit and heard a plethora of words that you couldn’t understand being used by the staff? Your Wethersfield dentist is weighing in to clear up any confusion that may have been caused by providing the meanings of 10 common dental terminologies. Read on to get valuable information that will help to shape and enhance your dental health!
April 11, 2018
Many patients are under the false impression that just because they had periodontal disease in the past means they can no longer get dental implants in Wethersfield. Luckily, that simply isn’t the case. You shouldn’t have to settle for inferior tooth replacement options if you have healthy gums now. Dental implants can change your life for the better, and not just because they’ll make speaking and eating easier.
They can also improve your oral and overall health. Take a moment to learn how your dentist can get you started.